Although Adam Elsheimer (1578-1610) painted on an almost miniature scale and died very young, his paintings remain some of the most striking in the history of Western art. Elsheimer's recondite subject matter, astonishing ability to render night scenes, and uniquely lyrical use of landscape deeply affected generations of artists. Several key biographies of Elsheimer, along with the personal reminiscences of his friends and contemporary painters, compose this intriguing collection of essays and bring the artist's brief ...

Lives of Adam Elsheimer 2007, Pallas Athene (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781843680130

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